Thank you to all the runners, walkers, spectators and volunteers who came out this morning for our inaugural Running For Recovery 5 miler. Thank you to Brian DeLeonardo and Keith Mills for being our guest speakers, Steve Moore for being our race director and Tim Weber for our partnership in this cause. A special thank you to Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church for being our gold sponsor, Dennis Boyle and the HUB s’ville Bike shop for donating an awesome bike … Read More
I am very sentimental as the race approaches. I started this fund nine months ago. It was an idea that to try and turn grief into something positive that could help others. I had no idea that it would also help to save me. My world, as I knew it, stopped the day that Robert died. I didn’t know how I would ever survive. Through it all, I have been surrounded by such incredible love. I have learned so much … Read More
This morning we were interviewed at The State’s Attorney’s office, with WBAL Channel 11 news, with Jennifer Franciotti. We shared our stories and talked about Rising Above Addiction’s activities and upcoming events. Please watch Channel 11 news the evening of March 9th, 2016, from 5:00pm – 6:30pm to see the interview
Today we were able to meet one of the young adults that Rising Above Addiction put into treatment. Samantha, a beautiful young woman who appreciates the opportunity she has been given and is working at turning her life around. We will be following her progress. Thank you all again for your generosity; your donations are making such a difference and giving these young adults and their families a chance at a new beginning.
Happy Birthday Rob, Twenty!!!! What a milestone we would have passed; you leaving your teenage years. I miss you more than ever. I am still fighting this most difficult battle. The first year you were gone I was in a fog; a sense of denial. It all became so much more real after the one year anniversary of your death. I was done with you being gone, and I wanted to demand you back! When you first died, I couldn’t … Read More